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Thought For the Day: Illiberalism Breeds the Conditions Ripe For Mob Rule

“The tendency of liberals is to create bodies of men and women — of all classes — detached from tradition, alienated from religion, and susceptible to mass suggestion — mob rule. 114 more words

Thought For The Day

Where Have You Gone, “Alienation”?

In a recent web essay, the eminent historian (and my Berkeley colleague) Martin Jay raised this question: Why has the term “alienation,” which was the all-purpose diagnosis of social and personal ills a generation or so ago, seemed to wane in public discourse? 2,296 more words

First Principles: May We Ever Endeavor To Be Friends Despite Our Differences

“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” – Thomas Jefferson (1800)

First Principles

My Lonely Seasons Pass/A Mad World Poem: Christine Ray & S. Francis

A collaboration between Christine of Brave and Reckless and S. Francis of SailorPoet

The days blend, one into the other,

Waking naked into the world, I stare… 54 more words


The Case for Workers Co-operatives

In this increasingly profit-driven society, the case for workplace democracy and implementation of workers co-operatives has never been stronger. The eroding away of workers rights, pay, and democratic participation in the workplace has been at an all-time high. 851 more words